Gendarmerie determined to avoid trouble around Sonko appeal

As the opposition leader's appeal hearing approaches, the gendarmerie has instructed its forces to keep their distance from reserve units enlisted by the presidential camp, keen to avoid a repeat of the March 2021 protests when it was accused of turning a blind eye to the presence of armed civilians. [...]
Published on 05.05.2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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